Archive: Aug 2012

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  • National Night Out

    Aug 13, 2012

    SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii -- More than 500 kids and their families teamed up with policemen, firemen and Scruff McGruff the crime dog to build a better community during National Night Out at Kauakau Community here, Aug. 7. National Night Out, hosted across the United States on the first Tuesday every August and focused on displays, demonstrations and old fashioned face to face interaction shows kids the police, firefighters and paramedics in their neighborhoods are on their side. The event also included information on drug centers, army community services program, and information about pet ownership.

  • Photo Essay: On the road with Secretary McHugh - Turkey

    Aug 14, 2012

    Secretary of the Army John McHugh visits Allied Air Command Headquarters Izmir, Turkey, Aug. 12, 2012. Allied Air Command Izmir is subordinate to Allied Joint Force Command Naples, and as such, is solely responsible for command and control, oversight, planning, coordination and execution of all air-related tasks for the Southern European Region. The command contributes to the security, peace, stability and territorial integrity of Alliance member states throughout its area of functional responsibility. Army Maj. Gen. Frederick B. Hodges is heading up the new land command in Izmir for the North Atlantic Treaty Organization.

  • Gathering Information The Old Fashioned Way

    Aug 13, 2012

    The role of human intelligence is growing ever more important as the enemy shift to lower tech means of communications. Human intelligence collectors or 35M Military Occupational Specialty (MOS) at the Military Intelligence Company, 11th Armored Cavalry Regiment are providing the training in tactical questioning for rotational training units at the Army's National Training Center, Ft Irwin, Calif.

  • Silver Scimitar preps human resources Soldiers for deployment

    Aug 23, 2012

    Silver Scimitar, a U.S. Army Forces Command-sponsored, two-week training event held at Fort Devens annually gives HR Soldiers additional training and expertise to provide services crucial to supporting theater operations.

  • 'Mighty' 407th AFSB conducts change of command ceremony at Fort Hood

    Aug 14, 2012

    The "Mighty" 407th Army Field Support Brigade conducted a change of command ceremony here July 26 between Col. Danny Tilzey, outgoing commander, and incoming Col. Steven Allen, incoming commander.

  • Khaan Quest 2012 opening ceremony demonstrates strength of multinational relationships

    Aug 14, 2012

    Hundreds of service members and distinguished guests from U.S. Army Pacific and participating countries gathered for the Khaan Quest 2012 opening ceremony held Aug. 12 at the Mongolian Armed Forces Peace Support Training Operations Center near Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia.

  • Army CID wants more Soldiers as special agents

    Aug 14, 2012

    The Army's Criminal Investigation Command is looking for qualified applicants to become highly-trained criminal investigators.

  • Odierno to War College students: Education, adaptability key to future of Army

    Aug 14, 2012

    The Army Chief of Staff spoke to the Army War College student body Aug. 13, 2012, about strategic leadership and the strategic environment, through the lens of Army Initiatives.

  • Military athletes at London games enjoy Army family support

    Aug 14, 2012

    U.S. military athletes at the London 2012 Olympics Closing Ceremony, Aug. 12, 2012, had more than just fans cheering them on throughout the games.

  • Joint services post blast training held on Guam

    Aug 13, 2012

    At first it was like trying to find a needle in a haystack, but with the help of bomb technicians from the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) it became more of recognizing the pink elephant in the room.

  • 5TH BCD Hosts operational integration seminar

    Aug 15, 2012

    The 5th Battlefield Coordination Detachment hosted an operational integration seminar from the 6th to the 10th of Aug. 2012 at Schofield Barracks, Hawaii.

  • Bowsher finishes 32nd in Olympic modern pentathlon

    Aug 15, 2012

    U.S. Army World Class Athlete Program Spc. Dennis Bowsher finished 32nd in the Olympic men's modern pentathlon, a five-sports-in-one-day event, Aug. 11, 2012.

  • "Charlie Med" aviation practices extrication skills

    Aug 13, 2012

    When a medevac launches to recover a casualty, seconds count, which makes expertise in the tools of life saving a must," said Chief Warrant Officer Matthew Grove, C Company, 1st Battalion, 52nd Aviation Regiment (Air Ambulance), 16th Combat Aviation Brigade (Alaska). It was for that reason the unit held a training exercise Friday to familiarize both new and experienced Soldiers with an aspect of the medical evacuation process they may not have been exposed to before - vehicle extrication.

  • Poppenberger becomes PM FSS

    Aug 13, 2012

    Lieutenant Colonel Ross Poppenberger took over as Product Manager Force Sustainment Systems in an Aug. 9 change-of-charter ceremony at Natick Soldier Systems Center.

  • Alaska National Guardsmen deploy for US Army Pacific international peacekeeping exercise

    Aug 13, 2012

    Approximately 80 Alaska National Guardsmen are slated to participate in Khaan Quest 2012 (KQ12), a multinational partnership training exercise held at the Mongolian Armed Forces Peace Support Center near Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia, August 11-23, 2012.

  • Assistant Secretary Addresses USACE Leader's Conference

    Aug 14, 2012

    The Assistant Secretary of the Army for Installations, Energy and Environment met with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers August 7, at their Leadership Conference in Little Rock, Ark.

  • Death of Fort Hood soldier: Spc. Tyler Lynn Abbott

    Nov 30, -0001

    Fort Hood officials have released the name of a soldier who was found unresponsive, Aug. 10, in his off-post residence in Killeen, Texas. Bell County Justice of the Peace Garland Potvin pronounced him deceased the same day.

  • USACE Galveston District awards $4.4 million contract to dredge Texas City Channel

    Aug 13, 2012

    GALVESTON, Texas (Aug. 13, 2012) -- The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Galveston District, awarded a contract to Mike Hooks Inc., in the amount of $4,397,500 for maintenance dredging of the Texas City Channel and placement area levee construction in Galveston County, Texas.

  • Warrior Adventure Quest helps Soldiers make the transition home

    Aug 13, 2012

    Sometimes it is difficult for Soldiers returning from the intense action they may have experienced downrange to the calm and quiet of home. This is true for some Soldiers from 1st Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 25th Infantry Division as they make the transition from a long deployment to garrison. The Warrior Adventure Quest, coordinated through the Outdoor Recreation Center, is helping them make that transition.

  • 316th ESC soldiers learn hand-to-hand combatives skills

    Aug 13, 2012

    The sun was going down, the heat of the day still lingering in the air, and deployed soldiers were arriving at a large, dusty, mat filled tent to attend Modern Army Combatives Program Level One training at Camp Arifjan, Kuwait, Aug. 6-10.

  • Nashville mayor goes up river to see dam safety project

    Aug 13, 2012

    JAMESTOWN, Ky. -- Nashville Mayor Karl Dean visited Wolf Creek Dam Aug. 7, 2012 to see the ongoing foundation remediation construction, which is a dam safety project of vital importance to the citizens he represents 270 miles downstream.

  • 101st Airborne Division kicks off Week of the Eagles 2012 with Division run

    Aug 13, 2012

    The Screaming Eagles Soldiers of the 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), kick off the Week of the Eagles 2012 with a four mile division run through Fort Campbell, Aug. 10. The seven day event host competitions and activities to promote physical fitness, Soldiering skills and esprit de corps throughout the division's brigades.

  • K-9 teams help IED fight in Afghanistan

    Aug 14, 2012

    Soldiers deployed to Afghanistan with the 4th Infantry Brigade Combat Team, 1st Infantry Division, known as the "Dragons," are changing the game when it comes to finding roadside bombs in their area of operations.

  • Former Army dentist visits DENTAC, shares artifacts with Stone Clinic

    Aug 13, 2012

    FORT DRUM, N.Y. (Aug. 13, 2012) -- U.S. Army Dental Activity's Stone Clinic recently played host to a special visitor, who donated artifacts on behalf of DENTAC and the 10th Mountain Division (LI) and Fort Drum Soldiers it serves.

  • Farragut sailors visit Tallinn, Estonia

    Nov 30, -0001

    The guided-missile destroyer USS Farragut (DDG 99) departed Tallinn, Estonia, following a three-day port visit, Aug. 11. During the visit, sailors participated in community service projects and experienced Estonia

  • SCat Gun System saves money, hastens development

    Aug 13, 2012

    Why would the U.S. Army want to fire a 155 mm projectile into 540 feet of steel catch tubes and then recover the projectile at the other end? The answer is actually quite simple: It saves time, money and helps to develop better products.

  • Army engineer strengthens international ties in CBRN defense

    Aug 13, 2012

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. -- A U.S. Army engineer is bringing the expertise of America's military scientific community to ensure America's allies are safe from chemical and biological agents. Jorge Christian, with the U.S. Army Research, Development and Engineering Command, uses his 27 years of experience in chemical, biological, radiological, and nuclear protection to provide the best equipment for American Soldiers as well as international partners.

  • SCat Gun System saves money, hastens development

    Aug 14, 2012

    Earlier this year the Soft Catch Gun System reached its milestone 500th shot.

  • Corps completes Environmental Assessment to update Savannah River Basin drought plan

    Aug 13, 2012

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Savannah District has completed an Environmental Assessment (EA) to update water release guidance in the Savannah River Basin during periods of drought.

  • Great Minds in STEM honors Leticia Pacheco

    Aug 13, 2012

    Dr. Leticia Pacheco from the Human Research and Engineering Directorate's (HRED) Fort Bliss Field Element in Texas is recognized by Great Minds in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) for her achievements and dedication towards protecting and serving the nation.

  • Panetta: National Guard, Reserve key to defense strategy

    Aug 13, 2012

    Defense Secretary Leon E. Panetta told the Soldiers and Airmen based at Niagara Falls Air Reserve Station their service is critical to the defense strategy, Aug. 9, 2012.

  • Division West Soldiers test new technology to defeat IEDs

    Aug 13, 2012

    Military combat engineers and civilian technical experts gathered at McGregor Range, N.M., recently to conduct a series of experiments aimed at providing Soldiers with new technology in the counter-improvised explosive device fight.

  • Disability review method changed

    Aug 22, 2012

    Senior leaders from I Corps, the Western Regional Medical Command and Madigan Army Medical Center participated in a press conference at Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Wash., to address questions regarding the Army's recent announcement about changes to how post-traumatic stress disorder cases are processed, the reinstatement of Col. Dallas Homas as commander of Madigan, and the way ahead for the base's medical community.

  • Zero tolerance in Army for bullying, hazing

    Aug 22, 2012

    All service members have a personal responsibility to intervene in and stop any occurrences of hazing or bullying, said Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Gen. Martin E. Dempsey, in a recent statement.

  • Indiana Guardsmen evacuate buildings during Vibrant Response 13

    Apr 23, 2013

    Indiana National Guardsmen conducted a mandatory evacuation training mission, Aug. 7, 2012, at Muscatatuck Urban Training Center, Ind., as part of their annual training requirements during Vibrant Response 13, a major incident exercise conducted by U.S. Northern Command and led by U.S. Army North.

  • Rwandan Defense Force, Texas National Guardsmen exchange best practices

    Aug 13, 2012

    Soldiers with the Texas Army National Guard and Rwandan soldiers and policemen shared their experiences and knowledge on basic soldier skills and staff officer duties and responsibilities during a military-to-military exchange hosted by the Rwandan Defense Force in Gako, Rwanda.

  • Nuclear forensics task force helps identify source of terrorist attack during major exercise

    Apr 23, 2013

    It sounds like a Hollywood movie. A terrorist detonated a nuclear device in a major Midwestern city. More than 300,000 killed; hundreds of thousands more wounded or missing. Local, state and federal forces rush in to provide lifesaving and life-sustaining care.

  • Collective training creates partnership between U.S., Botswana forces

    Aug 13, 2012

    Marines from the Anti-terrorism Battalion, 4th Marine Division from Anchorage, Alaska, and Billings, Mont., as well as Soldiers from 1st Battalion, 114th Infantry Regiment from the New Jersey National Guard, conducted infantry training exercises for soldiers of the Botswana Defense Force over a period of six days at Thebephatshwa Air Base, Botswana.

  • Nunn finishes 43rd in Olympic 50-k race walk

    Aug 14, 2012

    Staff Sgt. John Nunn worked his way forward in the final laps of the Olympic 50-kilometer race walk Aug. 11, 2012, to finish 43rd with a personal-best time of 4 hours, 3 minutes, 28 seconds.

  • Fuelers offer year-round service at Fort Hunter Liggett

    Aug 12, 2012

    Petroleum supply specialists stand by to keep Soldiers moving in the air and on the ground

  • Military Intelligence --this week in history August 9, 2012

    Aug 11, 2012

    In August 1994, the 718th Military Intelligence Group (Provisional) assumed control of Bad Aibling Station in Germany. The field station was located 35 miles southeast of Munich, close to the Bavarian Alps.

  • Super Saturday Air Show celebrates 70-year legacy of Air Assault Division

    Aug 13, 2012

    Approximately 20,000 spectators turned out Aug. 11, to watch the 101st Airborne Division and Fort Campbell Super Saturday Air Show at Campbell Army Airfield.

  • Boston Soldiers receive Combat Action Badges

    Aug 11, 2012

    Soldiers from Boston's 822nd Movement Control Detachment were awarded the Army's Combat Action Badge on August 11, 2012 during a ceremony at Kandahar Airfield, Afghanistan.

  • 565th Engineer Detachment (FEST-A) conducts route recon

    Aug 11, 2012

    Two members of the 565th Engineer Detachment (FEST-A) conducted a route recon mission in Shah Wali Kot district, Kandahar province Afghanistan, 26 July, supported by a platoon from Cobra Battery, 2nd Battalion, 17th Field Artillery Regiment, 2nd Stryker Brigade Combat Team. This story tells of their mission.

  • 565th Engineer Detachment (FEST-A) conducts route recon

    Nov 30, -0001

    Two members of the 565th Engineer Detachment (Forward Engineer Support Team-Advance) conducted a route recon mission in Shah Wali Kot district, Kandahar province, Afghanistan on July 26. This story tells of their mission.

  • Arizona's first net-zero school dedication on FH

    Aug 11, 2012

    FORT HUACHCUA, Ariz. - The Fort Huachuca and local communities gathered to dedicate and cut the ribbon at the new Colonel Smith Middle School. The ceremony marked the beginning of a new era in education; from the physical building to new ideas of delivering instruction to the students.

  • Task Force Protector Hosts Iftar Dinner for DOC

    Aug 11, 2012

    Members of the Afghan National Army Detention Operations Command attended an Iftar dinner here, hosted by Task Force Protector, August 6, 2012.

  • 35th Signal Brigade soldiers attend Atlanta Falcons Training Camp

    Aug 11, 2012

    FORT GORDON, Ga.--Fourteen Soldiers assigned to the 35th Theater Tactical Signal Brigade attended the Atlanta Falcons Military Appreciation Practice event August 8, 2012 at the Atlanta Falcon's Training Facility at Flowery Branch, Ga.

  • Hawaii museums offer new technology, military incentives

    Aug 10, 2012

    SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii -- Learning about the history of Hawaii, not to mention the Army in Hawaii, has never been easier to access -- or more affordable -- for members of the military community.

  • Tripler junior officers host meet and greet with DCN

    Aug 10, 2012

    PEARL HARBOR, Hawaii -- The Tripler Army Medical Center Junior Officer Council held a "Meet and Greet" Officer Professional Development luncheon with Col. Glenda Lock, deputy commander for nursing, Pacific Regional Medical Command and TAMC, June 23, at the Seven Palms Bar and Grille at the Navy-Marine Clubhouse, here.

  • Fall photo exhibition captures life of combat service

    Aug 10, 2012

    HONOLULU -- The Honolulu Museum of Art will present the contemporary photography exhibition "Courage and Strength: Portraits of Those Who Have Served," here, Sept. 6-Feb. 24, 2013.

  • Joint Spouses' Conference to feature Mrs. Hawaii

    Aug 10, 2012

    JOINT BASE PEARL HARBOR-HICKAM, Hawaii -- Stacey Bass Snee, who is the current Mrs. Hawaii, will be guest speaker for the Joint Spouses' Conference Hawaii 2012, here.

  • HRC hosts change of command

    Aug 13, 2012

    Brig. Gen. Richard P. Mustion was promoted to major general before taking command of U.S. Army Human Resources Command from Maj. Gen. Gina S. Farrisee.

  • Antiterrorism Awareness Month begins

    Aug 10, 2012

    WHEELER ARMY AIRFIELD, Hawaii -- The Department of the Army has declared August Antiterrorism, or AT, Awareness Month to increase awareness and vigilance in protecting Army communities from acts of terrorism.

  • First Army Receives Superior Unit Award

    Aug 10, 2012

    Lt. Gen. J. Michael Bednarek and Command Sgt. Maj. Jessie L. Andrews Jr. hosted a formal award ceremony Friday, Aug. 10 at the First Army Headquarters to recognize the unit's Army Superior Unit Award presentation.

  • Soldier reunited with recruiter after four years

    Aug 10, 2012

    Sgt. Francis Frenette, Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 3d U.S. Infantry Regiment (The Old Guard), enlisted to serve his country and to take care of his family, and now after four years, the same person who enlisted him will reenlist him.

  • Fort Bragg Soldiers sweat it out in the 'hot-zone'

    Aug 10, 2012

    Soldiers, from the 21st Chemical Company, out of Fort Bragg, conduct decontamination training in sweltering heat at Mascatatuck Urban Training Complex, Ind., Aug. 1. The chemical, biological, radiological and nuclear specialists decontaminated role-players during Vibrant Response 13, a major field training exercise conducted by U.S. Northern Command and led by U.S. Army North.

  • FIRST ARMY PROVIDES UNIQUE, SKILLED EXPERTS IN SUPPORT OF VIBRANT RESPONSE 13

    Aug 13, 2012

    The annual Vibrant Response exercise brought together civilian, National Guard, Reserve and active duty military responders after a (simulated) 3,000 pound dirty bomb exploded at a train station in a major U.S. city. Hours later, two more radiological devises, as well as a possible nuclear device, also were detonated in the city. Training various emergency response personnel to work together efficiently is one of the critical missions for U.S. Army North and was supported by First Army.

  • Grief and loss seminar held on Fort Bragg

    Aug 10, 2012

    Dr. Johnnie Johnson-Griffin, a licensed professional counselor and her husband, LeVon, a veteran and a community employment specialist with the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services, Division of Services for the Blind, brought their expertise to an Understanding Grief and Loss seminar at the Leader and Workforce Development Center, July 31. The program is designed to help employees be productive and healthy members of the workforce by offering confidential screening, problem-solving assistance, referral and follow-up services.

  • Lean Six Sigma Project Helps Foreign Military Sales billing requirements

    Aug 10, 2012

  • DPG takes the LEED; earns platinum for new housing project

    Aug 10, 2012

    Dugway Proving Ground's new housing project, Reneau Court, received national-level kudos from the Assistant Secretary of the Army Installation, Energy and Environment, for Installations, Energy and Environment Katherine Hammack July 26, during a ribbon-cutting ceremony, for earning the prestigious platinum certification in Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED).

  • All-Army softball player still finds pleasure in 'lifetime sport'

    Aug 10, 2012

    Lindsey Gerheim vies for third All-Army Softball Team position

  • Army National Guard announces best Soldier, best NCO winners

    Oct 9, 2012

    Competing among themselves and an unfavorable environment, seven Soldiers and seven noncommissioned officers came head-to-head during the Army National Guard's Best Warrior Competition, July 29, 2012, to contest who was the best of the best.

  • 402nd AFSB welcomes new commander, CSM in Kuwait

    Aug 10, 2012

    The 402nd Army Field Support Brigade conducted a combined change of command/change of responsibility ceremony July 16 at Camp Arifjan, Kuwait.

  • Off-road fans are a force multiplier for FUDS program

    Aug 10, 2012

    San Bernardino County is home to six off-highway vehicle recreation sites regulated by the Bureau of Land Management. That fact alone made the Glen Helen Raceway prime real-estate to discuss the 3Rs of Explosives Safety at Formerly Used Defense Sites during a Lucas Oil Off Road Racing Series event Aug. 4-5.

  • Soldiers begin command post training for NIE 13.1

    Aug 13, 2012

    Soldiers from 2nd Brigade, 1st Armored Division, began honing their skills at the Mission Training Center the first week in August, in preparation for the upcoming Network Integration Evaluation 13.1 exercise scheduled for the fall.

  • 101st Airborne Division kicks off Week of the Eagles with a division run

    Aug 10, 2012

    The Screaming Eagles Soldiers of the 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), kick off the Week of the Eagles 2012 with a four mile division run through Fort Campbell, Aug. 10. The seven day event host competitions and activities to promote physical fitness, Soldiering skills and esprit de corps throughout the division's brigades.

  • Kimbrough Care Center gets new commander

    Aug 10, 2012

    FORT MEADE, Md. (July 31, 2012) -- Col. Danny B. N. Jaghab assumed command of the U.S. Army Medical Activity, Fort Meade, and Kimbrough Ambulatory Care Center in a change of command ceremony on July 12.

  • Keller NCO rescues motorcyclist from terrible accident

    Aug 10, 2012

    WEST POINT, N.Y. (Aug. 7, 2012) -- Staff Sgt. Matthew Pinkston was taking a leisurely morning drive with his wife Alexandra on Interstate 87 and noticed a passing motorcycle. Within 30 seconds, vehicles were stopping and Pinkston realized the motorcyclist had crashed and slid 300 feet into a steel guardrail.

  • Walking for Resiliency!

    Aug 13, 2012

    Several Adelphi Lab Center employees participate in a 5K walk/run Aug. 9 to kick off the installation's 2012 Health, Wellness, and Resiliency Expo. Hundreds of ALC employees attended the day-long event which featured vendors and presentations on a variety of mind, body and spirit topics. Pictured L-R are: Sergeant 1st Class Cassandra Small, Army Reserve Information Operations Command; Sergeant 1st Class Lachrisha Parker, ARIOC; Lily Pan and Steve Blomquist, Army Research Laboratory; and Master Sgt. Denise McEachern, ARIOC.

  • Alabama medics prove they are 'always ready, always there'

    Aug 10, 2012

    Alabama Guardsmen, clad in protective masks and carrying stretchers, rushed into a "danger" area here Aug. 8 after a "nuclear attack" to provide lifesaving and life-sustaining care for "sick and injured" civilians, as part of a major incident exercise.

  • Soldiers strengthen family bonds

    Aug 10, 2012

    Recently, First Army Division East leaders and soldiers put their time and energy behind the Army's message "The strength of the U.S. Army is the Soldiers. The strength of the Soldiers is the family." During a recent Strong Bonds retreat in Gettysburg, Pa., Soldiers and their spouses learned and practiced different techniques to handle stressors and resolve conflicts in their marriages. This training is the perfect start to building 'strong bonds' in a marriage, explained Master Sgt. Michael Bair, First Army Division East Chaplain Noncommissioned Officer. "It is about strength and discipline, both in the military and at home. It's this kind of training that allows you the ability to develop discipline to develop strong bonds and long term lasting relationships. Where the Soldier and their families are given the tools they need to fix problems at home."

  • Soldier-Medic Says 'Luck' Puts Him at Accident Scenes to Help

    Aug 10, 2012

    WALTER REED NATIONAL MILITARY MEDICAL CENTER (Aug. 9, 2012) -- Soldiers are trained to put the welfare of others before themselves; selfless service and integrity ("be willing to do what is right when no one is looking") are two of the seven Army values.

  • SANE nurses: dedicated to assault victims

    Aug 10, 2012

    FORT BRAGG, N.C. (Aug. 10, 2012) -- "Womack Army Medical Center is one of the few Army medical centers that offers a comprehensive program for

  • Joint base built on relationships

    Aug 10, 2012

    First 'mayor' of Joint Base Lewis-McChord reflects on three challenging, rewarding years

  • Col. Hagan assumes command of depot

    Aug 10, 2012

    Ceremonial passing of the unit colors denotes transfer of command

  • Panetta honored at Twilight Tattoo

    Aug 10, 2012

    Hundreds flocked to see the performance from Soldiers of the 3rd U.S. Infantry Regiment (The Old Guard) and The U.S. Army Band "Pershing's Own" perform in "Twilight Tattoo" on Whipple Field, Joint Base Myer- Henderson Hall Aug. 8.

  • Programmatic Environmental Assessment for Implementation of the Net Zero Program

    Aug 15, 2012

    The Assistant Secretary of the Army for Installations, Energy and Environment announces the availability of the Draft Finding of No Significant Impact and the Final Programmatic Environmental Assessment (PEA) for Implementation of the Net Zero program at U.S. Army installations.

  • Soldier students train at Huntsville Police Department

    Aug 10, 2012

    Defense and civil support focus of instruction.

  • 11th Armored Cavalry Regiment Soldiers become U.S. citizens

    Aug 10, 2012

    Two Soldiers from 1st Squadron, 11th Armored Cavalry Regiment can finally claim the rights and responsibilities of citizens of the country they've been defending in uniform.

  • Military community salutes heart, soles invested in cross-country run for wounded warriors

    Aug 10, 2012

    Carlisle Barracks salutes one man's cross-country run to bring attention to wounded warriors. Inspired by the message, "honoring the fallen by challenging the living," Carlisle native Albie Masland challenged himself to run across for America to bring attention to wounded veterans, families of fallen heroes, and the service organizations that support them.

  • 75th Fires Brigade hosts 'Final Friday'

    Aug 10, 2012

  • Lifelong calling brings Fox's new commander

    Aug 10, 2012

    Col. William Darby never meant to be a Soldier.

  • Local AUSA repeats as world's best chapter

    Aug 10, 2012

    Once again, the Redstone-Huntsville Chapter of the Association of the U.S. Army is on top.

  • 2-18th FA conducts mass re-enlistment ceremony

    Aug 10, 2012

  • Retreat shares lessons for future civilian leaders

    Aug 10, 2012

    The professional group Tomorrow's Army Civilian Leaders takes to the mountain.

  • 75th Fires Brigade Soldiers, civilians donate blood

    Aug 10, 2012

  • AMCOM deputy moves on to new challenge

    Aug 10, 2012

    Ronnie Chronister decided to take his own advice.

  • DLA Troop Support Europe and Africa welcomes new leadership

    Aug 10, 2012

    KAISERSLAUTERN, Germany -- Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support Europe and Africa senior leaders, employees and partners from across the region, gathered to welcome the new commander during an Assumption of Command ceremony August 8 in Kaiserslautern, Germany.

  • Henderson Hall Marines, Families rock Kings Dominion

    Aug 10, 2012

    Families enjoy togetherness, fun at theme park

  • DOL stockpiles effectiveness

    Aug 10, 2012

    Enormous warehouse operates smoothly

  • Army engineers build new training lanes at Fort A.P. Hill

    Aug 10, 2012

    FORT A.P. HILL, Va. -- Following In the interest of doing more with less, the garrison here recently leveraged training for Army engineers from Fort Knox, Ky., to expand Fort A.P. Hill's ability to train Soldiers on locating buried explosive devices. IEDs continue to be the number 1 killer of U.S. and Coalition Forces in Afghanistan. As such, the military is taking an aggressive and proactive approach to preparing our forces to defeat this threat through challenging and realistic training at homestation locations.

  • LOGCAP awards fee board aims to incentivize contractors

    Aug 10, 2012

    LOGCAP awards fee board meets to determine if their performance contractors have earned an award based on performance above minimum contract requirements.

  • Operation Rising Star returns to Kaiserslautern

    Aug 10, 2012

    KAISERSLAUTERN, Germany -- Kaiserslautern Military Community's Operation Rising Star, an annual vocal performance contest, takes place Sept. 22 at the Armstrong Club ballroom on Vogelweh.

  • Wounded Vietnam veteran offers troops a message of hope

    Aug 10, 2012

    KAISERSLAUTERN, Germany -- When Marine Lance Cpl. Anthony Brocato went to see inspirational speaker Dave Roever Aug. 1 at Rhine Ordnance Barracks, the mortuary affairs specialist from Maryland hoped the disfigured Vietnam veteran would offer words of hope to him.

  • Army garrison CFC coordinator recognized as campaign hero

    Aug 10, 2012

    KAISERSLAUTERN, Germany -- Antonnete Fernandez, coordinator of U.S. Army Garrison Kaiserslautern's 2011 Combined Federal Campaign-Overseas campaign was recently recognized for her excellence.

  • General: Readiness key to deterrence in Korea

    Aug 10, 2012

    The Eighth Army deputy commander for operations said readiness is the key to maintaining security on the Korean Peninsula and stability in Northeast Asia.

  • Japan's Central Readiness Force Commander visits U.S. Army Japan

    Aug 10, 2012

  • CrossFit makes Yongsan Community stronger, ready

    Aug 10, 2012

    Every week, U.S. Army Garrison Yongsan offers CrossFit classes here in the Collier Community Fitness Center. Ever since its introduction, garrison Community members have had the opportunity to work with qualified instructors to push their bodies to its limits, increasing overall fitness levels and Servicemembers' readiness.

  • Leaders stay strong, strengthen family bonds

    Aug 22, 2012

    35th Theater Tactical Signal Brigade held Strong Bonds Senior Leaders Training at Stone Mountain, Ga., from July 13 to July 15 to enhance the resiliency of married couples and their families.

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